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Workplace Learning Coordinator – Hunter New England - Regional

  • 493365
  • Human Resources
  • Local Area Coordination - NDIS
  • Full time closed period contract
  • Join an industry leading not-for-profit organisation
  • Are you a Highly Experienced leader, with a flair for innovation and creativity?
  • Do you want to play a key role in the successful delivery of LAC Services?
  • Full Time Fixed-Term Contract until 30 June 2023
  • Position supports the Hunter New England - Regional Service Area
  • More information about Uniting LAC Careers can be found here in our video: Uniting LAC Careers – “We are you”

About Uniting

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.  Our focus is always on the people we serve, no matter where they are at in their life.

About Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community (PITC) Program

The NDIS Partners in the Community Program for Local Area Coordination (LAC) Services works in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to assist people with disability, their families and carers to achieve tangible outcomes, exercise choice and control and engage with the National Disability Insurance Schemes (NDIS).

Uniting LAC support people aged 7-65 who have NDIS plans and are eligible for the Scheme, as well as connect people, who are not eligible for the Scheme, to services and supports in their local community.

Uniting is delivering Local Area Coordination in the local communities across the Hunter New England Regional Service Area, including Armidale Dumaresq, Cessock, Dungog, Glen Innes Severn, Gloucester, Gunnedah, Guyra, Gwydir, Inverell, Liverpool Plains, Maitland, Moree Plains, Muswellbrook, Narrabri, Singleton, Tamworth Regional, Tenerfield, Upper Hunter Shire, Urala and Walcha.

Responsibilities

As a member of the Specialist Service team, you will develop, facilitate and influence the delivery of program wide initiatives that will support the learning and capability of all LAC staff to perform their roles to a high standard and meet Uniting and NDIA requirements.

Your role, as Workplace Learning Coordinator, is to prepare, facilitate, monitor, evaluate and document training activities to ensure that all staff have the confidence, skills and knowledge to successfully deliver LAC Services. You will assist the Senior Workplace Learning Coordinator to delivering outcomes and meet the requirements of the NDIA contractual agreement along with the Uniting and LAC Services strategic and operational plans.

Are you the Person we are looking for?

You will have demonstrated experience in delivering training to staff through various mediums including face to face, online and 1:1 training and the ability to identify training gaps and incorporate lessons learnt, feedback and review into the continuous improvement of work practices.

We are looking for people with Training and Assessment qualifications, who have lived experience, or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, families, carers and the community. Qualifications in allied health, disability services, education, human services, community development or social work, and experience in local government or other customer facing environments that support or provide services to the community will be highly regarded.

Benefits & Culture:

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging (visit www.accesspay.com.au for more information)
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing
  • Ongoing career development opportunities

Please read the position description attached below for more information about the role and ensure you address all of the selection criteria when applying.

Position Description:  Workplace Learning Coordinator

Applications Close Sunday 31st January 2021

More information about Uniting LAC Careers can be found here in our video: Uniting LAC Careers – “We are you”

Employment with Uniting LAC Program is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Reference Checks, State and National Police Checks and entry level checks conducted by Services Australia.

Closing date: Jan 31, 2021

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